Mary Ann Turley

13 July 1827–24 December 1904 (Age 77)
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Turley was born on 13 July 1827, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, Theodore Turley, was 26 and her mother, Frances Kimberley, was 27. She married Brigham Young on 3 February 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1849 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 24 December 1904, in Santa Paula, Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery, Santa Paula, Ventura, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John James Cook
Mary Ann Turley
Marriage: 8 September 1851
Henry Theodore Cook
John Edward Cook
Mary Effie Cook
Isabel Priscilla Cook
Sarah Ann Cook
Carolina Owena Cook
Charlotte Thankful Cook
Johnathan Cook
Marinda Maria Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1851San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 12
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 21
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Down): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Toirdealbhaigh, a patronymic from the personal name Toirdhealbhach, a personal name based on an Irish form of the Old Norse name Thórr ‘Thunder’ + the Gaelic word dealbhach ‘like, in the shape of’. Compare McCurley , from the lenited form of the same name.Altered form of German Thurley, from a personal name formed with Old High German tiuri ‘dear, valuable’ + līh (?), related to Gothic leiks ‘body, shape’.English (Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire): variant of Thurlow or Trillo .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (18)

    • Mary Ann Puslry in entry for Henry T Cook, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Cook in household of John Cook, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary Ann Tarley in entry for John D Seward and Sarah A Harris, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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